Nutrition

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Excitotoxins

They’re supposed to enhance flavor and excite your tastebuds, but could these common food additives also be overexciting your cells — and doing damage to your nervous system?

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Suggested Resources

Books for Vegetable Lovers Seduction of Rice: A Cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid (Artisan, 1998) Mario Batali Simple Italian Food: Recipes From My Two Villages by Mario Batali (Clarkson N. Potter, 1998) Rick Bayless’s Mexican Kitchen: Recipes and Techniques of a World Class Cuisine by Rick Bayless (Scribner, 1996) Cooking With Daniel Boulud… Read more »

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Looking for More Information

Additional Resources: BOOKSExcitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock, MD (Health Press, 1996) In Bad Taste: The MSG Syndrome by George R. Schwartz, MD (Health Press, 1999) The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children by Carol Simontacchi (J.P. Tarcher, 2001) A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food… Read more »

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Nutrigenomics

An emerging field of nutritional research dubbed “nutrigenomics” focuses on identifying and understanding molecular-level interaction between nutrients and other dietary bioadditives with the human genome during transcription, translation and expression (the processes by which proteins encoded by the genome are produced and, for better or for worse, do their thing).

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Wellness Tests

Below are some of the tests that Dr. Gregory Tefft and other individualized-nutrition experts suggest will show you the best picture of your current genetic and nutritional reality.

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The Real Power of Antioxidants

On my radio show I give out an award called the “Wish You Were Here Award.” It is an award given to people who are so far off in their understanding of nutrition that they are sent a postcard with a picture of the earth on one side with the phrase “Wish You Were Here” written on the back.